Facial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: Fawkes
Facial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: Fawkes

Anti-facial recognition tool Fawkes changes your photos just enough to stump Microsoft and Amazon

  • Software from University of Chicago researchers is designed to help internet users avoid being tracked online
  • Invasive facial recognition systems gathering facial data from social media threaten personal privacy worldwide

Facial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: Fawkes
Facial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: Fawkes
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